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· June, 2009

Stories about Western Europe from June, 2009

23 June 2009

Russia-Germany: Common 20th century history book

United Kingdom: Court decides against a blogger's rights to anonymity

A new legal precedent has been set for UK bloggers. Last week, in the England and Wales High Court, Mr Justice Eady ruled that a police officer who previously wrote...

22 June 2009

Lithuania: Oslo mayor in gay protest

Bermuda: “No Confidence” Motion Thwarted

Part of the backlash against Bermudian Premier Ewart Brown's decision to accept four former Guantanamo detainees into the island has been the opposition party's tabling of a "No Confidence" vote...

Greece: Bloggers interview Iranian protesters

With the clampdown on journalism and communications in Iran, most Greek mainstream media have resorted to conveying reports from social media, second or third-hand, through western news organizations. Some Greek...

19 June 2009

Confederation Cup: Egypt beats World Champions Italy in Football Victory

Egypt moved closer to reaching the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup after a famous 1-0 win over Italy, the world champions. After the match, many Egyptians took to the streets...

17 June 2009

UK: Romanians Attacked in Belfast

Bermuda: Guantanamo Protest

As Bermudians continue to react - unfavourably for the most part - to their government's acceptance of former Guantanamo Bay detainees as full citizens of the tiny island, bloggers comment...

Bahrain: Cultural Comparisons

16 June 2009

Bermuda, USA, UK: Fallout over Guantanamo

Bermudian bloggers still have not stopped talking about their government's agreement to have four detainees of Guantanamo Bay to resettle on the island. Most of their focus seems to be...

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